All of our seminars feature strategies which deepen students' mastery of Common Core skills, access to follow-up coaching and the Facing History lending library, and involvement in a network of Facing History educators locally and internationally. We hope you can join us!
San Diego teachers, we have a seminar for you as well! Click here for more information about San Diego events.
- June 15-23, 2016: a very special seminar on the Holocaust and Human Behavior. This seminar utilizes the art of humanized online engagement as well as a face-to-face community of learners.This seminar examines the range of choices that led to the failure of democracy in Germany and ultimately to the persecution of millions of Jews and other targeted groups. Learn more. Scholarships available.
- July 11-14, 2016: Race and Membership in American History: the Eugenics Movement. This seminar explores the origins of the concept of “race,” the emergence and legacy of the Eugenics movement, and the role of “race” in public policy that continues to impact the United States today. Scholarships available.
- July 18-20, 2016: Armenian Genocide and International Justice. Facing History and Ourselves and the Dominguez Hills International Studies Project present a seminar that examine the events leading up to the systematic murder of over one million Armenians in 1915, and the role of justice and judgment in the aftermath of such atrocity.
- July 26-28, 2016: Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird. This seminar introduces educators to Facing History's new resource, Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel.
Find information on all Facing History workshops and seminars worldwide and online and to register. If you are joining us for any of our seminars, we invite you to read and respond to the article, "Why I Teach" by Alice Reich.